Book Recommendation: On Tyranny

Timothy Snyder’s timely and apt treatise On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century urges us all to action. Snyder’s expertise on European history is the basis of this book, and his writing briefly elucidates details that illuminate his suggestions. At its core, the book suggests that the reader be a responsible citizen of our democratic republic, […]

Book Recommendation: Dear Ijeawele

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, known for the best-selling Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists has brought forth a precious nugget of a book with Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. Another, short and poignant adaption of the author’s work in another format, this book first came to life as a letter written in response to […]

Book Recommendation: The Private Eye

Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin, and Muntsa Vicente collaborated to bring The Private Eye first as a serial pdf comic delivered on in 2015. I serendipitously purchased the beautiful hardcover print book from Image Comics this past month for the library collection. Boy am I glad that I did, too. The story share elements with classic […]